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Earthenware mug with molded construction and raised decoration. Groups of three seated men on each side of mug are hand painted in black, brown, blue, green, and orange. Blue hand-painted stripes, one around rim and two around base. Handle accented with blue. Attached inside mug, at bottom facing upwards, is an earthenware frog.
"AN INTERESTING AND RARE FROG MUG. / THIS MUG WAS MADE BY THE SUNDERLAND / POTTERY UP ON THE EAST COAST OF ENGLAND / AT THE TIME OF THE THREATENED NAPOLEANIC / INVASION AS A MORALE BUILDER AND AS A / TEMPERANCE AIDER." (Typewritten card placed inside mug.)
4 5/8 (H), 4 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
In memory of Dr. and Mrs. Charles Harrington